Does the Moral Law still apply? What about those who claim to be Christian yet have relaxed God’s Law? Does your righteousness exceed theirs? What about the scribes and the Pharisees, can your righteousness exceed […]
Being Salt and Light isn’t for you; It’s for your neighbor. Being Salt and Light to the stale, dead, darkened world is to let your fruit be enjoyed by others because the Fruit of the […]
Mixing Law and Gospel only leaves you with the Law. Can secular self-help programs be “Christianized”?
The Word of God is the brightest Light in a darkened world, full of sin, death, and evil. This Light calls each person by name like a net dragging them and guiding them away from […]
What does it mean to fear, love, and trust in God above all things?
When we think of baptism, we often think of our own baptisms or a new baptism in the church. We even reflect on our baptisms in our morning and evening prayers, in the Divine Service, […]
The difference between true and false repentance is the difference between living and dead faith